|MERZ0001 - Jesus, The Misunderstood - Loving in July, Dying in August EP - Jesus, The Misunderstood|
Suported in the songwriting of simple songs, the Jesus, the Misunderstood, explore simple ideas of day by day life. This is the idea of the first ep Loving in July, Dying in August, their debut, writen between a cofee and the Lisbon night where the band was born. With these EP the band pretend to show themselfs to the public. From here the band hopes to continue their evolution and explore other sounds and ideas...
Downloads: 42,704 (2 reviews)
|Songs for Fishes and Butterflies - Ãndios ElectrÃ´nicos|
Songs for fishes and butterflies Songs for fishes and butterflies, 5th Ãndios ElectrÃ´nicosÂs release, explores an aesthetic domniated by guitar drones and other noises creating a dense, absorving and hipnotic atmosphere. Mixing ancient rituals with emergent and vanguardist languages that invites the listner to enter in a xamanic and free world, a mind travel through esoteric landscapes. An invitation to discover the complete discography of this brasilian band Â the first non-portuguese mer...
Keywords: ambient, noise, drones
|Tape Tum - EP - Tape Tum|
Tape Tum are Lieven Dousselaere (guitar, voice, electronics) and Benjamin Dousselaere (bass, voice and electronics), two belgian brothers that work togheter in this band. During their short existence they allready been invited to participate in the Domino Festival, and in the compilation that marks the happening distributed through Wire, and been the opening act to Tortoise during their visit to Brussels...
Keywords: experimental, electronic, tape tum
|MERZ0003 - Arnold Layne - hunting bears with a tiny fork, EP - Arnold Layne|
Noise. Disconnected notes. Screamy organs. Sloopy strings. Pop flashes. Words told in a ironic way. Naked sounds. A musician terrible naif. Arnold Layne (the alter ego that hides the identidy of the musician), finds in Pop music from 70s and 80s a spark for his criation, adding distortion, abstraction and a non-convencional production. Behind his shy and fragile voice, therere a whole set of stories that dive us into an abstract reality presented by the 5 themes of his debut EP titled Hunting Be...
Downloads: 23,243 (1 review)
|MERZ0012 DEBUT! Stop Complaining, Music is Dead! EP - Debut!|
Stop Complaining, Music is Dead. Is the firts record from the Barreiros band DEBUT!. Incluiding 5 rocking songs that explore the rock concept at the same time that destroy the clichés with dared, disonant, screamed, sweaty, compositions. A chalengely strugle where elementes of classic rock are used in an atempt to question it trying to get foward this concept so used in the last decades. Rock is Dead!
Keywords: Independent Rock
Downloads: 15,626 (2 reviews)
|MERZ0008 an octopus in the bathtub - two thousand and four - An Octopus in the Bathtub|
an octopus in the bathtub is the solo project of Ricardo Ramos (member of Puny, Cloudland, Rudi Dornbush meets the revolutionary puny marimbas experimental ensemple, ). After volumes 1 and 2 of 4 track demos where the first improvisations were compiled, two thousand and four presents a new collection of tracks and new directions. Still inside the spectrum of experimental improvised music and noise, there is also space for more melodic annotations (golem, wolfmen) and adaptations of jazz classics...
Keywords: Noise; No Wave
|'86 - Guilherme Canhão|
Keywords: ambient, post rock, lobster, guilherme canhão
|MERZ0002 - Goodbye Toulouse - Urbe, EP - Goodbye Toulouse|
Strongly influenced by the urban reality, Tiago Sousa living in Barreiro, taped in the summer and autumn of 2004 a set of songs that would later be part of Goodbye Toulouse debut. Urbe is an atempt to describe the suburban life full of decadent and mentaly disturbed images. As result we can hear a set of sonic themes that reflect the chaos and sufocating existence in a city lost among others. Joca, Luís Nunes and Joana Rosa also participated in the recordings and helped the initialy compositi...
|The Dog Follows the Bull, EP - Walter Benjamin|
Walter Benjamin, membro de uns Goodbye Toulouse renovados, explana no seu EP de estreia um punhado de 4 canções de uma beleza tocante e sensível de onde facilmente ressalta o tema de abertura. Like Jackson Pollock, uma canção doce em andamento Folk que remonta a estéticas dos anos 60 e 70. Mas neste EP há também lugar a algum experimentalismo, nunca esquecendo o propósito da canção, através da utilização de samples e manipulações de objectos e sonoridades quotidianas...
Keywords: walter benjamin, folk, merzbau
|MERZ0009 Lobster - Fast Seafood - Lobster|
Fast Seafood is an electric discharge characterized by alucinating rythms brilliantly followed by a contagious and electrical guitar sound. Containing some background from the Hardcore portuguese scene, this record results in a search for a sound that goes beyond the most standard rock. Brutal, challengeable, noisy, intense, a record that will hardly get you indifferent. credits recorded and produced by Makoto at Studios Black Sheep...
Keywords: alternative rock
|Untitled/God Slot, EP - PCF Moya|
untitled / god slot is the new ep by pcf moya, Rui DÃ¢masoÂs (Frango) solo project. In the first section, which is the recording of last yearÂs performance at Out.Fest, stripped down notes permeate gently from the guitar, with no steady direction, in slow disintegrating loops that bring forth a nocturne and sleepy mood. The second section, featuring two home recordings from last summer, is, not surprisingly, more open and solar, and has, in its longest track, a small, somewhat Labradfordian ...
|MERZ0006 Noiserv - 56010-92 - Noiserv|
Credits: Written, recorded and produced by David Santos at home. David Santos - lyrics, vocals, acoustic guitars, metálofone. Artwork: Diana Mascarenhas & merzbau Thanks to: family, Filipa Ferreira, all my friends, merzbau. Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com tlf: 936461737 morada - av. Elias Garcia n31 3 esq 1000-148 lx
Downloads: 6,784 (1 review)
|Solto, EP - Osso|
Osso is Carlos Nascimento and Bruno Silva, members of the Stares Collective, also members of Panda Suicide and been working in some solo projects like Ghoak, solo project of Carlos, exploring experimental electronic music. In this debut titled Solto, Osso explores territories of noise and experimental music, a record full of heavy and dark ambiences where mind travel mixes with visceral feelings. An hipnotic, neurotic and psychotic record...
Keywords: merzbau, noise, experimental, osso
Downloads: 6,569 (1 review)
|MERZ0011 Lemur - self titled, EP - Lemur|
This is Lemur s second output, following an EP/CD-R/Demo-CD released in 2004. Recorded during two afternoons in an vacant house in far-flung Granja, halfway between Leiria and A1 highway, these four cuts depict the band at its most sharp and fast-paced. The hardboiled riffs and unexpected drum beats that make up this EP have already some live history, and they may still maintain a smell of stage floor...
Keywords: alternative rock
|an octopus in the bathtub - No Fishy Stuff, ep - an octopus in the bathtub|
no fishy shtuff After the release of the "two thousand and four EP", a collection of tunes with different ambiences, the octopus hibernate to give some space to project: Puny, another project of Ricardo. Meanwhile there were proposals for a split with Simio Superior (out soon) and a split with Fish & Sheep (band featuring ex-bandmate from Cloudland, Afonso) that didnât happened resulting in this new EP ironically titled "no fishy shtuff"...
Keywords: noise, free rock, free, rock
|MERZ0004 - zlknf - Bast Babylone - zlknf|
zlknf: free noise from an autonomous organism. territory of new sonic landscapes in permanent questioning and mutation, quasi-silence purity to gliding noisaural imensitudes. Bast Babylon EP available through Merzbau. Credits autoproduced autodestructed in hotel mostar between jan and may 05 all composition, editing and concept by dalem fragments from laon bosch babylone kindly recorded and processed by vitor rua bast babylone is dedicated to bosch and sybilla...
Keywords: Noise; Ambient
Downloads: 5,257 (1 review)
|Tiago Sousa - Crepúsculo - TIago Sousa|
Crepúsculo (Dawn) is the debut of Tiago Sousa, member of Goodbye Toulouse and Jesus, the Misunderstood and founder of Merzbau, using a Piano, offered by his grandmother, between the composition work of new songs for Goodbye Toulouse. The result is a long delicated piece of half an hour that invites you to introspection and meditation. www.myspace.com/tiagosousa LIMITED CD-R EDITION TO 50 COPIES OUT NOW, ORDER: firstname.lastname@example.org
Downloads: 4,803 (1 review)
|The Bedroom Sessions vol.1 - Out Level|
Downloads: 3,361 (1 review)
|MERZ0007 - Barcos - Psicologia Negra - Barcos|
After the release of Drones (2004, Searching Records), Barcos, a side project of Vitor Lopes known as member of bands like Frango, Ivone or HomemCãoVelhoMorto, keeps his research manipulating sounds taped in the last two years and release Psicologia Negra. The EP is a colection of three themes that express the disquiet. Credits written by Barcos 2003/2005 cena de caça hunt scene, the representation of the fear felt by the hunted as being chased by the hunter 9 is a work of sounds created by ba...
Keywords: Experimental; Ambient